Dance, Henri Matisse
Dance by Henri Matisse is a raw depiction of joy, jubilation, and the surrender to physical abandon. Its tri-color scheme unifies beings, heaven, and earth in a rush of movement and harmony — they are separate, but each made brighter and bolder because of its relationship with the other. The hands of the two dancers in the foreground leave a slight gap — an invitation to viewers to join in this dance, an ode to life. How will you dance today?
Brianna Curran, Washington, DC